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General Building Manual - Carpentry and Roofing New

Course Description

Course Title:

General Building Manual – Carpentry and Roofing

Course Description

This course is designed to familiarize the students with the various aspects and procedures of carpentry and roofing. The course will also introduce the students to the language of carpentry and roofing and help them understand the basic terminology of the same.
Throughout this course, students will learn about carpentry requirements such as platform and balloon framing, different types of roofs, roofing materials and the 2003 Supplement.

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to calculate a board foot.

  • Identify and differentiate between terms such as pitch and slope .

  • Understand the Carpentry Requirements such as platform and balloon framing, window framing, and hanging doors .

  • Identify and differentiate between the different types of roofs .

  • Know about roofing material such as asphalt shingles, wood shingles and wood shakes.

  • Understand the Fire Resistance Classification of Roofing Materials.

  • Know the 2003 Supplement.


  • Board Foo.

  • Pitch and Slope.

  • Carpentry Requirements.

  • Types of Roofs.

  • Roofing Materials.

  • 2003 Supplement.

Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

2 Hours.



Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Quizzes – All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson.
Final Exam – Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.



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